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A person in a wheelchair has to be innovative just to get through the day.

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A person in a wheelchair has to be innovative just to get through the day.  Imagine how that mindset helps a pod or team at a workplace – Alison Griffiths, “Six Reasons”

Employees with disabilities by the numbers

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Workplace accommodations for employees with disabilities are not as expensive as many employers believe. A 2016 CIBC online survey found that 30% of Canadians with disabilities do not require any workplace accommodation. The average cost of accommodation for those who do is $500 or less.

Canadians with disabilities are well-educated

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Even given the well-documented barriers to an accessible education many still face, Canadians with disabilities are well-educated. 56% have completed post-secondary education.

Why should businesses make their employment practices more inclusive for people with disabilities?

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Why should businesses make their employment practices more inclusive for people with disabilities?  Quite simply, they cannot afford not to.  Two major demographic pressures are affecting the Canadian labour force today:  the aging workforce and the shortage of younger talent available to replace them – the Conference Board of Canada – 2014

One in Five People

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About 1 in 5 people in Ontario have some form of disability; 70% of disabilities are non-visible

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